Kiev protest on Chernobyl legacy

 

Kiev - Victims of the Chernobyl nuclear disaster and their relatives marched through the Ukrainian capital Kiev yesterday, protesting that authorities were letting them die in poverty.

Chernobyl is due to be shut down for ever in two weeks' time. Fourteen years after one of its reactors exploded in the world's worst peacetime nuclear disaster, one in 16 Ukrainians is suffering from diseases caused by radiation.